Willie Sykes (c.1897-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SYKES, WILLIE. Private. No 265338. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of Mr and Mrs Ned Sykes, 24 The Rock, Linthwaite. Reported missing, presumed killed, near Rheims on 27.7.1918, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission